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  • I am using visual studio 2017 to develop a cross-platform mobile app. It will require a connection to an online database, or server, since the users will need to be able to interact with each other by sharing images. I am completely lost, and do not know how to get started with the server development. Do I need to install anything SQL related?? Do I need to do something online? Is it free? I am so lost I'm not even sure this is the right forum for this question. Clear concise explanations much appreciated :)

    Thanks!!

    Sunday, September 3, 2017 6:31 PM

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  • It is probably not the correct forum, since who says that the database should be an on-prem SQL Server installation? Doesn't this has "cloud" written all over it? So SQL Azure, CosmosDB, Postgress could all be options to you, and that is only what Microsoft offers.

    I think a more developer-oriented forum is a better place to ask.

    Sunday, September 3, 2017 8:12 PM
  • Hi Ned,

    As the issue is more related to Xamarin development, I’d suggest you post it in Xamarin forum for better response.

    Thanks for your understanding and support.

    Regards,
    Lin

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    Monday, September 4, 2017 1:56 AM